Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

How Dr. Troy Day is using math to chart the course of COVID-19


Troy Day

June 14th, 2021

When a new variant of COVID-19 recently appeared, with the ability to spread much faster than the original virus, many people were taken by surprise. 

But not Troy Day.

Dr. Day is an applied mathematician at Queen’s University who for years has been studying the evolution of microbes that cause infectious diseases, and he knows how quickly these can mutate into new versions. His expertise has now made him a key member of the Ontario COVID-19 Modelling Consensus Table, a group of experts trying to forecast where the virus is headed next...

Read more on the Queen's Alumni Review...

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